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Grails vs Volt: What are the differences?

What is Grails? An Open Source, full stack, web application framework for the JVM. Grails is a framework used to build web applications with the Groovy programming language. The core framework is very extensible and there are numerous plugins available that provide easy integration of add-on features.

What is Volt? A ruby web framework where your ruby runs on both server and client. Volt is a ruby web framework where your ruby code runs on both the server and the client (via opal.) The DOM automatically update as the user interacts with the page. Page state can be stored in the URL, if the user hits a URL directly, the HTML will first be rendered on the server for faster load times and easier indexing by search engines.

Grails and Volt belong to "Frameworks (Full Stack)" category of the tech stack.

"Groovy" is the primary reason why developers consider Grails over the competitors, whereas "Handlebars" was stated as the key factor in picking Volt.

Grails and Volt are both open source tools. It seems that Volt with 3.3K GitHub stars and 209 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Grails with 2.48K GitHub stars and 945 GitHub forks.

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Pros of Grails
Pros of Volt
  • 56
    Groovy
  • 40
    Jvm
  • 38
    Rapid development
  • 37
    Gorm
  • 30
    Web framework
  • 25
    Open source
  • 21
    Plugins
  • 17
    Extensible
  • 17
    Easy
  • 14
    Dynamic
  • 6
    Clean architecture (Dependency Injection)
  • 6
    Gradle
  • 5
    Clear what everything does, lots of options
  • 4
    RAD
  • 4
    Agile
  • 4
    Great documentation
  • 3
    Android
  • 3
    Spring
  • 2
    Easy setup
  • 1
    Java web apps with steroid
  • 3
    Rich web applications
  • 3
    Holy Grail (Server-Client)
  • 3
    Reactive Web Framework
  • 3
    Open source
  • 3
    Ruby client side
  • 3
    Handlebars
  • 3
    WebSockets
  • 2
    Real Time
  • 1
    Great Ruby Gems
  • 1
    Super Awesome for Beginners
  • 1
    Fantabulous

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Cons of Grails
Cons of Volt
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    Frequent breaking changes
  • 2
    Undocumented features
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    What is Grails?

    Grails is a framework used to build web applications with the Groovy programming language. The core framework is very extensible and there are numerous plugins available that provide easy integration of add-on features.

    What is Volt?

    Volt is a ruby web framework where your ruby code runs on both the server and the client (via opal.) The DOM automatically update as the user interacts with the page. Page state can be stored in the URL, if the user hits a URL directly, the HTML will first be rendered on the server for faster load times and easier indexing by search engines.

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    What are some alternatives to Grails and Volt?
    Play
    Play Framework makes it easy to build web applications with Java & Scala. Play is based on a lightweight, stateless, web-friendly architecture. Built on Akka, Play provides predictable and minimal resource consumption (CPU, memory, threads) for highly-scalable applications.
    Rails
    Rails is a web-application framework that includes everything needed to create database-backed web applications according to the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern.
    Groovy
    It is a powerful multi-faceted programming language for the JVM platform. It supports a spectrum of programming styles incorporating features from dynamic languages such as optional and duck typing, but also static compilation and static type checking at levels similar to or greater than Java through its extensible static type checker. It aims to greatly increase developer productivity with many powerful features but also a concise, familiar and easy to learn syntax.
    Spring Boot
    Spring Boot makes it easy to create stand-alone, production-grade Spring based Applications that you can "just run". We take an opinionated view of the Spring platform and third-party libraries so you can get started with minimum fuss. Most Spring Boot applications need very little Spring configuration.
    Spring
    A key element of Spring is infrastructural support at the application level: Spring focuses on the "plumbing" of enterprise applications so that teams can focus on application-level business logic, without unnecessary ties to specific deployment environments.
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